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Hokkaido Hike. The following travel tips are intended to be helpful advice for our Hokkaido Hike tour.

Hokkaido Hike

In addition, please refer to your own past experiences and make adjustments or amendments as necessary. If you require any further advice please contact us. Weather, clothing & baggage Late June ~ early July tours: Hokkaido has a very unpredictable climate, especially so on the mountains where the weather is liable to change rapidly with little or no warning. Search on Map │ Visit Hokkaido! Visit Japan! Hokkaido. Pour sortir de la chaleur et de la moiteur de l’été tokyoïte pendant notre petite semaine de vacances d’été, nous décidons de monter chercher la fraicheur au nord du Japon, dans l’île d’Hokkaido.


Au programme : un petit ‘road-trip’ d’une semaine, du nord au sud ! C’est aussi l’occasion de faire un petit bout de voyage avec Claudine, Jérôme et Myriam qu’on a eu la joie de recevoir au pays du soleil levant. Nous commençons notre périple à deux seulement, à l’extrême nord de l’île. Notre but : gravir le Rishiri-Fuji, un volcan isolé situé sur l’île-volcan de Rishiri-to, accessible depuis la ville de Wakkanai. Nous atterrissons donc directement à Wakkanai où nous passons quelques heures avant de prendre le ferry. Toutefois, pour monter au parc Wakkanai-Koen, surplombant la mer d’un petit 200m de dénivelé, nous l’avons un peu plus regretté, sachant qu’il s'agissait de vélos mono-vitesse... Nous embarquons donc dans le ferry et nous voilà en route pour l’île de Rishiri. National Parks of Japan [MOE] A total of 30 sites throughout Japan—from Hokkaido in the north to Okinawa and the Ogasawara Islands in the south—have been officially designated National Parks.

National Parks of Japan [MOE]

This page provides a brief description of each of these National Parks. Rishiri-Rebun-Sarobetsu National Park. National Parks - Travel Hokkaido. 公式観光案内サイト(登山道からカフェから宿泊までご案内) Shiretoko National Park travel guide. 五湖 "Goko" Five Lakes, Shiretoko National Park Shiretoko National Park (知床国立公園 Shiretoko-kokuritsukōen) covers the entirety of the Shiretoko Peninsula (知床半島 Shiretoko-hantō), a remote northeastern corner of the Japanese island of Hokkaido.

Shiretoko National Park travel guide

In 2005, the park was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. UnderstandEdit Shiretoko is one of the most remote areas of all Japan. The national park has no sizable settlements, and the northern portion of the peninsula does not even have any roads. Rausu Visitor Center (羅臼ビジターセンター), 臼町湯ノ沢町6−27 (On Highway 334, several kilometers from Rausu.), ☎ +81 0153 87-2828, [1]. Get inEdit Public transport to Shiretoko is limited. Shiretoko Airport Liner, [3]. Chuo Bus, [4]. offers two buses a day to and from Sapporo Bus Terminal, including a night bus, to Shari and Utoro. edit On the eastern side is the small town of Rausu, reachable by bus from Kushiro (3.5 hours) and (in summer only) two daily buses from Utoro as well. Get aroundEdit SeeEdit DoEdit Mt. BuyEdit. Hokkaido hikes. Mt.

Hokkaido hikes

Meakan is an active volcano located around 20km southwest of Lake Akan in Central Hokkaido. Its current status as an active volcano offers a unique opportunity to stare into the mouth of a hissing volcanic crater. The hike: From the bus stop, backtrack down the main road for about 100m and you’ll see the hiking trail on your right.

The trail starts off in a forested area, where you’ll clamber over exposed tree roots on the heavily traveled path. After about 40 minutes or so, the views will start to open up, and you’ll see the huge, smoldering peak directly in front of you. Special Note: As of August 2011, the trail to Me-akan is open. When to go: This hike can be done from Golden Week to early October, when most of the snow is gone. Access: Please note that the bus from Akan-kohan to the trailhead has been abolished. Live web cam: Click here. Hiking in Japan. Mt.

Hiking in Japan

Asahi is an active volcano and unofficial symbol of Daisetsuzan National Park. The stunning scenery and easy access make it popular with tourists throughout the year. The hike: From the parking lot look for the trailhead on the right side of the road, easily recognizable with its huge yellow “Beware of Bears” sign.

Most people use the gondola, which will probably make you the only one on the trail.